Seattle Public Utilities Ray Hoffman, Director

Creeks, Drainage and Wastewater Advisory Committee

Water flowing in creek The Creeks, Drainage and Wastewater Advisory Committee (CDWAC) members participate in review of SPU’s programs, policies and services related to surface water and wastewater utilities including water quality, stormwater, combined sewers, low impact development, urban streams, and habitat protection.

Read our 2016 CDWAC Work Plan (pdf) to learn more.

Recent presentations and reports

  • Stormwater Monitoring Report (pdf) - City of Seattle 2009 NPDES Phase I Municipal Stormwater Permit Monitoring Report
  • Quality Assurance Project Plan (pdf) - NPDES Phase I Municipal Stormwater Permit, Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) Catch Basin StormFilter Best Management Practices (BMPs)

Time commitment

This committee usually meets every second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Please contact Sheryl Shapiro for the current meeting schedule. Members spend up to 8-10 hours per month on committee work which includes attending the monthly meeting, researching and commenting on specific issues or reports and participating in field trips.

CDWAC Members

To apply, please fill out the Community Advisory Committee application form (doc).